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Meat Lovers Looking to Reduce Cholesterol Should Avoid These Five Red Meats

Meat Lovers Looking to Reduce Cholesterol Should Avoid These Five Red Meats 0

Research has shown that following a strict vegetarian diet can reduce and even negate some damage done to your heart and arteries. However, not all people find the switch an easy one to make. If you’re working to cut meat from your diet without giving up all your favorite cuts, you can strategically choose which types to avoid.
Are You at Risk for Heart Disease? Take This Quiz to See.

Are You at Risk for Heart Disease? Take This Quiz to See. 0

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute developed an updated online tool to help decide your 10-year risk for heart disease. This tool takes into account things you can’t control, such as age and gender, as well as those things you can control, such as cholesterol and smoking habits. These factors are based on the most current health standards from the Framingham Heart Study.
Did You Know CoQ10 is Naturally produced in Your Body?

Did You Know CoQ10 is Naturally produced in Your Body? 0

Many people are familiar with CoQ10 as a supplement, but they don’t realize it is naturally produced in your body well before you start popping your daily pills.
Is Your Statin use Causing Memory Problems? Talk to Your Doctor About Clouded Thinking

Is Your Statin use Causing Memory Problems? Talk to Your Doctor About Clouded Thinking 0

Reports of forgetfulness, confusion, and memory...
Avoid Statins if You have These Five Risk Factors for Myopathy

Avoid Statins if You have These Five Risk Factors for Myopathy 0

These natural risk factors are common in patients who develop myopathy, a muscular disease that causes weakness and pain. Eventually, myopathy can even lead to kidney damage.
African-Americans Face Disproportionate Risks for Heart Attack and Stroke

African-Americans Face Disproportionate Risks for Heart Attack and Stroke 0

For the first time, cardiovascular health guidelines released in 2013 give doctors an accurate formula to use in calculating heart attack and stroke risk for African-Americans—who face different risks for each. New guidelines allow doctors to evaluate heart risks and stroke at the same time, rather than using two separate figures to gauge a person’s overall risk. Additionally, the updated guidelines are not solely based on research from a predominantly white test population.